Catalog Archive
Auction 132, Lot 285

"Pennsylvania", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: Pennsylvania

Period: 1854 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

15.5 x 12.3 inches
39.4 x 31.2 cm

This map individually colors each county and depicts roads, towns and villages, rivers, railroads and topography. Census figures, by county, are printed on verso. Printed on fine banknote quality paper, the map is surrounded with Colton's trademark strapwork border. Folds into 3.5" x 5" embossed and gilt red cloth boards. Inside original paper label advertises other maps, atlases and guide books offered by J.H. Colton.


Condition: A

Good impression and color with slight discoloration where pasted to cover, else fine. Boards are in very fine condition with a couple tiny stains.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/2/2010